Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, a division of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), is participating in this year’s IMEX Frankfurt on May 16 —18.

With its participation, the authority expects to grow its MICE segment by seven percent as well as strengthen inbound business tourism, which could contribute up to four percent to GDP by 2021.

Commenting on the positive outcomes of the emirate’s participation in similar events, H.E Saif Saeed Ghobash, director general, TCA Abu Dhabi, stated, “2016 was a record-breaking year for Abu Dhabi in terms of visitor numbers, with an estimated 2.2 million visits made for business travel purposes, and we have ambitious targets to grow this to three million business visitors by 2021 […].